Winter Talks Programme

December 11th
Will Davies - ‘A Year at Sea with the Kids in the Cockpit’, a family of five take a year out from work and school to sail from Cornwall to the Caribbean and back again.



Tony Head - "JESTER BALTIMORE CHALLENGE". Tony will explain the background and concept of the Jester Challenge, how the Challenge evolved to include Baltimore (Ireland), he will describe his two entries and the exploits of other boats in the events. There will be plenty of photographs. Tony hopes to encourage others from the club to take part in next year's Baltimore Challenge.

22nd Clarissa and Frank Newell, Kids, Canoes and Camping on the Krutynia, Poland. In 2018, the Newell Family canoed the The Krutynia River in East Poland. The trail is considered one of the most beautiful water routes in Europe. The whole canoe / kayak trail is 109km long.


5th Pete and Libby Plume; What is under your keel', this is a follow up to our talk two years ago, in which we described the process of underwater photography and showed a few pictures. This time we will look at what there is to see in our local seas - habitats and their inhabitants from Salcombe to Scilly....and show a few pictures!}

19th John Chadwick - ' 50S - 50N Falklands to Tamar', ‘Dandilion’s’ nineteen month amble home via Brazil, Guiana, Suriname, Antigua, Turks and Caicos, Bahamas, Cuba and Azores. John was one of our speakers last winter and gave us an excellent talk covering the earlier part of the trip.


5th Andrew Barrett: The River Tamar and its relationship with Landulph Parish Through Time; this talk will include some of the important events from the Tamar Valley's history as well as events from Landulph/Cargreen history which are related to the river. Andrew Barrett is a member of a well known local family with roots in Landulph that can be traced back to the 16th Century. Andrew has always had a great interest in local history and has spent many years researching the history of the parish. Andrew's talk will be in aid of the Fabric Fund for the maintenance and repair of Landulph Church, which is a Grade 1 Listed medieval church with a very rich history and built on an ancient Lann site founded by the Celtic Saints.

19th Andrew Butcher 'Cargreen YC -The Story so Far' We have one from some of the amazing members who were there in the beginning, this talk is all about the club’s history, from an idea, to the Spaniards, to a caravan, the clubhouse, the moorings and building the causeway.

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